Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Poultry)

Mushroom Chicken Steamed Style Recipe

(Nam Dong Co Tiem Ga)

Ingredients : Serves 4

3 sprigs

2 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

1 clove

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon


1/2 kg


Spring onions (scallions), thinly sliced

Nuoc cham sauce

Ground black pepper

Garlic, crushed


Sesame oil

Dried Chinese mushrooms, thinly sliced

Half of chicken (roasted)

Fresh ginger, shredded

Method :
  • Soak mushrooms in hot water for 30 minutes. Cut and discard stems.

  • Cut mushrooms caps into thin slices.

  • De-bone the chicken with sharp knife. Use the bones for stock, and cut the flesh (together with skin) into bite-size pieces.

  • Put the meat into the heatproof bowl with the mushrooms, ginger, spring onions, pepper, nuoc cham sauce, garlic, salt and sesame oil. Mix well.

  • Bring water to boil in a large saucepan. Put the bowl in the pan. Water should come a third of the way up the bowl.

  • Check regularly to ensure that water has not boiled dry. Add more boiling water if it is getting low.

  • Serve hot with rice, noodles of cellophane noodles.

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